My Story

“I Needed to Be Fearless, To Take Up Space” – Interview with Addison Rose Vincent

Tell us about yourself in one sentence ‘My name is Addison Rose Vincent, I use they/them pronouns, I am 26 years old, Canadian, and a proud transfeminine genderqueer non-binary person.’ Tell us a bit about your experiences as a transfeminine genderqueer non-binary person.  ‘Every transfeminine and/or genderqueer person has their own unique experience and definition

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How to be the Best Ace Ally at Pride – By Yasmin Benoit

Hi everyone! I’m Yasmin Benoit, a model and asexuality activist. I’m delighted to have the opportunity to write another article for Ditch the Label. This time I’m here to tell you how you can be the best ace ally during Pride this year – and all year round! It doesn’t take much to be an

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Getting Over a Breakup: How I Did it in 7 Days

Getting over a breakup: How I did it in 7 days I was always the friend in my social group that didn’t date so much, so I saw breakups happening around me and I never really got why my friends were so upset. That was until it happened to me. I can now relate –

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Interview with Singer-Songwriter, Sody

We caught up with singer-songwriter Sody on her new single, her experiences of bullying and what the future holds for her. Check out her new single The Bully on Spotify, YouTube, iTunes and Apple Music. Hey Sody, Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Hey! I’m Sody, my real name is Sophie, and

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How Failure Made Me Who I Am – with Monique Jarrett

‘Success is something you are taught to strive towards, and failure is more or less the end of the world, or at least thats how it felt in high school. We are always constantly told that you mustn’t fail, that you must succeed in everything you do. Do you ever feel that sometimes everyone around

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Meet the plus sized model who’s making changes in the male fashion world…

Arcadio Ady del Valle is a plus sized male model who’s helping to introduce body positivity and diversity in the male fashion world… Whilst the body positivity revolution wages on for women, guys aren’t always kept in the loop. After all – how many plus-sized male models can you think of?! Arcadio Ady Del Valle

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“I didn’t tell anyone I was being bullied for months because I didn’t even realise it was happening…”

Myles Hart – My Story Like many people, I experienced bullying at work. However, my workplace isn’t your everyday office. In the theatre, the dynamic is very different in comparison to a normal office job. During the rehearsal stages of a particular show I was working on, I become close with two other members of the cast.

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10 YouTubers hit back on uni being the “best years of your life”

At some point, you will have probably been told that your uni years are the best years of your life. This may be true for a whole lot of people, but it’s an ideal that comes with a whole lot of pressure. When the university life isn’t living up to expectations, its common to think “what am I

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Katherine Beattie: “Disability isn’t a good or a bad thing… It just is.”

“Skateparks are really inclusive spaces, we’re all on wheels here!” While we were in Los Angeles at the end of 2017, we had the privilege of meeting the badass WMCX rider, Katherine Beattie. Katherine is proudly the first women to land a backflip in a wheelchair and spends her days at the skatepark popping wheelies

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Here’s why Bea Miller wrote S.L.U.T…

S.weet L.ittle U.nforgettable T.hing… We had the pleasure of chatting to our new ambassador Bea Miller whilst she was at the IPSY studios! Bea recently released the video for her new song S.L.U.T which tackles the issues of slut shaming. Watch Bea’s interview to find out the real reason why she wrote this song that

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